About the Author: Michael Herncane, in addition to writing poetry, has been a furniture mover, a gypsy moth inspector, a garbage collector, a painter, a factory worker, an English and journalism teacher, a basketball coach, a newspaper columnist, a litmag editor, and an outsider artist. He got his B.A. from Penn State University and his M.A. from Frostburg State University. He lives in Schellsburg, PA with his wife Joyce. The Herncane family has two grown sons and three grandchildren.